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>> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> that breaking news is happening in lafayette where a police officer shot and wound add man in a normally quiet neighborhood. >> good morning, i am eric thomas here for kristen sze. the wounded man is hospitalized and the sheriff tries to put together what led to the incident. it happened at 7:00 a.m., on woodview drive. katie marzullo joins us with the story. katie? >> this is a great neighborhood, big million dollar homes, quiet families live here but this morning at 7:00 a.m., shocking violence rang out at a home just around the corner from where we are standing at the crime scene. police say officers were called
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to the home just after 7:00 a.m. and two officers arrived on the scene. the shots rang out shortly after that. a man was wounded. he lives in the home. that is all we know officially at this point. neighbors heard at least two or three shots. the man is in surgery at the medical center and is expected to survive. the police chief wrapped up a news conference says this began with several 9-1-1 calls but in each case the callers hung up. >> two of the officers responded to the locion on their arrival, they approached the residence, the subject came from the home with a knife. the officers order the subject to drop the knife. several minutes later, shots erupted from the officers. >> it is a friendly family as far as i know, more friendly than other suburban people that tend to be stand offish. a little been shaken up. it is unusual to see this time of police presence.
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>> that neighbor also tells us that the family that lives there has the last name of "shocks," a mom and dad and two adult children, one son and one daughter and the daughter's boyfriend. the parents are out of town right now and are in mexico according to that neighbor. some neighbors say there was a party at the house on easter but the man we her from says, no, that is not the case. as this is an officer-involved shooting there is a protocol that needs to be followed and the district attorney and the contra costa county sheriff will be investigating the shooting. we understand aside from the man who is in the hospital police have not made any other arrests. live for abc7 news. >> this is the one-year anniversary for the deadly shooting rampage at oikos university in oakland land.
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one goh is not competent to stand trial according to a judge's ruling. oikos will hold two memorial concerts for the victims. one is in saturday on oakland, the other is in the el dorado hills april 13. >> a proposal to slow restrictions in california will be hurt for ammunition. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard joins with us what it means for gun owners. cornell? >> a lot of gun owners are speaking out about this, about a proposed law to regulate and tax ammunition. gun control advocates say it is just too easy to walk unto the gun stores like the old west gun room and buy ammunition. they say it is time to change that. buying ammunition in california is fairly easy. all you need is an i.d., proving you are own 21. berkeley assemblywoman nancy
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skinner a gun control advocate wants to change that. >> it is easier in california to buy bullets than alcohol, cigarettes or cold medicine. >> she is introducing a bill requiring all ammunition dealers be licensed and the buyers provide an i.d. that would be cross-referenced with the department of justice database to verify this they are prohibited from owning a gun or ammunition due to crimes or mental health. >> too many people are getting killed. >> many like tougher restrictions. one man's opinion was saved by the school shootings. >> i have newborn baby and i can imagine if it happened to me, it is so sad, for the seems. >> we live in a world where people are fearful. the ammunition, really? what about the people would load their own ammunition? >> gun owners like an army vet
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believe that restrictions on ammunition is just another restriction on his second amendment rights. >> people are just going to find a way to get the ammunition they want. look at oakland. >> a reference to the shooting 59 oikos university that happened a year ago. many gun store owners believe there are just too many restrictions on them already. the legislation is being heard right now at the state capital in sacramento. >> new this morning, connecticut lawmakers have come to an agreement on some of the toughest gun laws in the country, the legislation was written in response to december's sandy hook elementary school shooting including a state-wide registry for dangerous weapons offends and universal background checks with registration requirements for magazines that carry ten or more bullets. >> new this morning a national rifle association sponsored study is recommending that schools across the nation have
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at least one armed staff member on campus. former g.o.p. congressman hutchinson headed the study and this morning unveiled a 225-page report. the n.r.a. said the national school shield program was announced in response to the sandy hook elementary school shooting and includes atrium dangerous to protect children from shooters. >> the presence of an armed security in a school is a layer that is just as important as the mental health component. if you have a mental health component without having other security, it is inadequate. >> recommendations come a week before the united states not debates the gun control legislation. >> a man who is accused driving a car in a walmart will appear in court before not for those charges. he is in court for another case. at the same time, one of the hero whose subdued him in walmart attack, spoke with abc7
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news reporter who joins us. >> the charges are stacking up. hamid zaid is, indeed, facing even more charges. this time they are charges of completely unrelated to what happened at the walmart on sunday. the 33-year-old, zaid, today, facing charges of using oh -- oh case and giving false information to a police officer an incident that happened prior to sunday's walmart incident the he is the same man who drove through the front door of a san jose walmart store on easter sunday terrorizing customers. officers say he none jumped out and started hitting people with a blunt object and injured four people on sunday. several customers had to physically hold zaid down until police could arrive on the scene. garcia was one of those customers that came to the
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rescue and he tells abc7 news about the chaos and the fear inside that store. >> we tried to grab him. then we tried to follow him. we managed to knock him down and hold him until the police came. the police came and they arrested him. >> police say that no doubt the bravery of the customers helped to keep others from getting help or possibly killed. officers say the customers are heroes because they stepped up to help. zaid remaining bars and has been in court all morning and is in bar in santa clara county and could be arraigned and back here tomorrow on charge he faces involving what happened at walmart. we are live in san jose for abc7 news. >> new this morning, we are learning more of the steel bolts that have failed on the new eastern span of the bay bridge. as we told you last week defects were found in some of the bolts or rods designed to help hold
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the bridge together during an earthquake. now the chronicle ieporting that preinstallation tests showed there were doubts whether the bolts or rods would stretch during an earthquake. the fix will cost $1 million according to caltran but it will not delay the planned labor day opening. >> a connection ranch in san jose is back four hours after a cement crash prompted the closer at 6:to when the driver lost control on the southbound interstate connection to 80 connection to northbound highway 101. we took these pictures shortly after the accident and you can see what a huge mess that is. c.h.p. says the driver complained of leg pain but did not appear to be seriously injured. a small amount of fuel linked on the road but nothing from the truck. the ramp re-opened in the past hour. >> michael jackson's family heads to court again, this time seeking billions for the singer's death. find out who they say needs to pay up.
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>> happening now in los angeles, jury selection is underway in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against michael jackson's former concert promotor. they are facing $40 billion in damages from concert giant
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a.e.g. in connection with michael jackson's death. the sponsor of the come back tour in 2009 was a.e.g. and the family claims that they negligently hired and supervised dr. murray who now is serving time for giving michael jackson an overdose of drug. >> washington is responding to north korean threats with extreme alater. kim jong-un has vowed to restart a reactor at the main nuclear facility. when fully operational, it could produce enough material for one atomic bomb every year. despite the rhetoric, the army is proceeding with caution. >> what we don't want to do is respond to some type of move that would get us into a rapid escalation into a conflict. >> the u.n. secretary said he also worries about world response to north korea's military provocations and wants
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to help facility peaceful dialogue between nations. >> regulators in europe are teaming up to force mountain view based google to overhaul the privacy policy. the regulators claim that google failed to make concrete changes to the privacy policy that left consumers in the dark an how much information they have about them and how long the information is kept. last year, the company mergeed 60 privacy policies into one procedure saying it is necessary and legal. france is leading the effort with britain, netherlands, germany, spain and italy. >> mike nicco has the forecast. >> we are transitioning from the low clouds and fog to high clouds and sunshine. you can see how beautiful it looks from emeryville and a look at custody's temperatures, they will be warmer than yesterday. we will do the same thing tomorrow and i will give you an update on when the rain comes in and which commute it will mess up on thursday. >> but, first, a search for ensure as, president obama's
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mission to secure common problems of the brain. >> later on the falcons feathering their
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call or go online now to get answers. >> daly city, dublin/pleasanton, los gatos, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> authorities in hen dough send county have issued a silver alert for a missing 75-year-old woman who has not been seen
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since leaving her home yesterday. authorities say she has early stages of dementia and could be confused as to where she is. she could be driving to texas and could be driving there. she owned a minivan 58gn279. if you see her, please call the police. >> president obama is asking congress to spend $100 million to start a new project to map the human vein if hopes of fining secures foe diseases like alzheimer's disease. the so-called brain initiative could create jobs that unlock the mysteries of the brain. it is aimed at helping researchers find ways to treat and cure parkinson's disease and autism and more. >> as humans we can identify galaxies light years away, study particles smaller than an atom but we have not unlocked the mystery of three pounds of matter that sits between our
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ears. >> the project will require the development of new technology that can record the electric activity of individual cells and complex neurocircuits in the britain. >> it will take a week or two. >> that is a massive project. >> now to the weather. >> i have gray matter outside in the form of clouds. that is the best i could do. sorry. more than these pounds. it is light. but you add it together it would be heavy. good morning, everyone, live doppler 7 hd has good news, keep umbrella away. watch out for low clouds still hanging around santa rosa and five mill visibility and around napa at three. that is considerably better than it was this morning. it will continue to improve. here is a look at downtown san francisco from south beach, the low clouds are break up and on the left side of the screen, that is the high clouds are coming in to replace throws and temperatures are mild as you step out for lunch, upper 50's in san francisco and oakland and
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we have 60 in san jose, and low-to-mid 60's for walnut creek and palo alto and mill valley and san jose you can see the low clouds starting to erase and high clouds rolling in and other temperatures show 57 in santa rosa and the lack of sunshine in napa it is only 52 and livermore and union city at 58 and los gatos, low-to-mid 60's. now, what will happen this forecast cycle, partly sunny and mild today. temperatures are close to average, and warmer than year, and rain, be prepared for that on thursday during the morning commute, by the afternoon it looks like we will have a drying trend take over that will last all the way through the weekend, a bigger change in the forecast from when we last talked yesterday. we thought we would get a little system come through but it will move to the north. in the santa clara valley, upper 60's to low 70's, including cupertino at 68. on the peninsula, we have mid-60's and to the north, millbrae is cooler at 62 with a breeze.
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we will have upper 50 to near 60 look the coast with low 60's in downtown and south san francisco and through the north bay our beechers are in the upper 50's and jersey five- to ten-degrees warmer and mid-to-upper 60's along the east bay shore and fremont warmest at 58. inland, we could reach 70 including livermore and antioch. headed to the game, game two, we love the season opener last night to the mariners but they had the cy young award winner, and 57 at 7:05 dropping down to 52 degrees at 10:00 so there will be a chill in the air. temperatures are cooler tomorrow morning, but not so much cloud cover from the low 40's inland to 50 around antioch and freeway and oakland and san francisco. low that brought us all the rain especially in oakland, friend, and santa rosa, well into the rockies creating a late winter or early spring snowstorm for the skiers there, for the travelers. you may want to call ahead or
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use the flight tracker to find out if there are delays headed to the overnight hours and tomorrow morning. we will focus our attention on this area of slow pressure that bringing us a warming trend for tomorrow out ahead of the system and our temperatures will be warmest tomorrow and then you can see the system coming in on thursday morning, bringing us a chance of rain and cooler weather, a quick hitter, .25" to .5" and then it is out of here. wish i could say that like the giants. cannot hold a candle to those guys. who said that? >> wayne. wayne said that. >> abc7 news has another great weather resource for you, live doppler 7 on twitter with the latest conditions and get video forecast, "spare the air" alert and power outages and weather tweets from your favorite weather team.
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>> we want to take you up in the sky to a video camera, a spring tradition at city hall in san jose, a falcon is hatching chicks. again. through of the four eggs have hatched since sunday and the last expected to hatch soon this is video from the santa cruz predator research website. a live camera is operating now, and you can see clara and her chick linking at it on tv. >> next the dancing sea lion in santa cruz, something historic is going
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>> now the breaking news from the top of the newscast, this is live pictures from sky 7, the crime scene in lafayette where police shot and wounded a man this morning, we are gathering details and we will have more for you on abc7 news at 4:00. >> we will have more on abc7 news and including super-sized television, with michael finney telling us if the ultra hd tv's are world the extra price tag. and the uc santa cruz someone will who not have a problem finding a dance partner.
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take a look. >> that's getting down to the sound of earth, wind and fire in video provided by the university, the first nonhuman mammal convincingly shown to be able to a beat. birds can do it, but the sea line undercuts theories that it requires a complex vocal learning capacity. doesn't have to talk. doesn't have to talk to get down. >> that's the secret. no talking, just dance! that does it for us. captioned by, closed captioning services,
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